Instructor Resources

Below is a list of instructor/particpant resources presented during the Associate program workshops. 

Active Learning 
COC Library:
Bonwell, C. & Eison, J Active Learning: Creating Excitement in the Classroom George Washington University, 1991. (LB 1027.23 B66 1991)

Silberman, M Active Learning: 101 Strategies to Teach Any Subject Allyn and Bacon, 1996. (LB1027.23 .S556 1996)   

Online Resources:
"Twenty Terrible Reasons for Lecturing"
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/services/ocsld/resources/20reasons.html

The Active Learning Site
http://www.active-learning-site.com
This site supports the scholarship of teaching by providing research-based resoureces designed to help faculty use active learning successfully in college and university classrooms.

 

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs)
Vanderbilt University, Center for Teaching.  Resources for Teacing-CATs
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/cft/resources/teaching_resources/assessment/cats.htm
 

Discussion
University of Indiana Teaching Handbook on Discussion 
http://www.indiana.edu/~teaching/allabout/faq/leading.shtml
 
Princeton University Teaching Handbook - Facilitating Discussion

http://www.princeton.edu/~aiteachs/handbook/facilitating.html

 

Questioning
Honolulu Community College Teaching Tips
http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm#questions
 
University of Illinois Center for Teaching Excellence
http://www.oir.uiuc.edu/Did/docs/questioning.htm
 

 

Syllabus
"Course Syllabi for the 21st Century
Victoria Leonard. Teaching and Learning Web Center. College of the Canyons. 
http://www.coc.cc.ca.us/Faculty/leonardv/sabbatical/welcome.htm 

"Creating an Effective Online Syllabus"
 http://college.hmco.com/instructors/catalog/walkthroughs/pdf/walk_0618000429_4.pdf 

"Creating the Elegant Syllabus
 Advocate Online. National Education Association (NEA). 
 http://www2.nea.org/he/advo01/advo0106/feature.html

"Writing a Syllabus
Altman, Howard B. and Cashin, William E. 
http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/writesyl.htm

"Design and Teach a Course: Write the Syllabus
Ehnancing Education. 
http://www.cmu.edu/teaching/designteach/design/syllabus/index.html

"Writing a Syllabus
Reihman, Greg. Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences. 
http://cas.lehigh.edu/CASWeb/content/default.aspx?pageid=88

"Designing a Learning-Centered Syllabus
Center for Teaching Effectiveness. 
http://cte.udel.edu/syllabus.htm

"Developing an effective course syllabus
Hess, Jana. Business Network. 
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa4062/is_/ai_n9301108

"California Community Colleges Guidelines for Title 5 Regulations, Chapter 6, Part 1
Chancellor’s Office, California Community Colleges. 
http://www.caccrao.org/docs/Title5Chapter6Part1Guidelines%5B1%5D.doc

 

Teaching and Learning Styles
“Grasha-Riechmann Teaching Styles Survey”
http://www.longleaf.net/teachingstyle.html

“Soloman-Felder Learning Styles Survey”
http://www.engr.ncsu.edu/learningstyles/ilsweb.html

Another helpful tool is the “Teaching Goals Inventory”:
http://centeach.uiowa.edu/tools.shtml

 

Lesson Planning Documents
Lesson Plan Template (.doc) Click here --> Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan Template (.pdf) Click here -->Lesson Plan
Lesson Planning Resources
http://www.adprima.com/lesson.htm

Other Resources
COC Teaching and Learning Web Center
http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/TeachLearn/Pages/default.aspx 

COC Professional Development website
http://www.canyons.edu/offices/pd/ 
 
COC Institute of Teaching and Learning
http://www.canyons.edu/offices/ITL/Pages/default.aspx